Jonah Rockoff talks with Education Next about his new study, which finds that when students move to a middle school, their academic achievement declines substantially relative to students who continue to attend a K-8 school.

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For more on this topic, please see “Stuck in the Middle,” by Jonah E. Rockoff and Benjamin B. Lockwood, which appears in the Fall 2010 issue of Education Next.

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Last updated December 24, 2010